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Ek Saal Baad…

Students Working Against Tobbaco (SWAT) is an unique initiative by the students at eMDI, who say – Smoking is not cool. On SWAT’s first birthday, Krishna Rao meets up with a few of it’s committee members. What has SWAT been upto in the past one year? We were active on the festival circuit by setting up stalls at Malhar (Xaviers), ...

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Proxing Perils

If it were not for proxy… our life would’ve been hell, says Shruti Saxena. That fateful ring. The lecturer treads slowly but steadily towards the door. The attendance begins. 1901, 1905, 1908. Present. Long pause. Have I overstepped the limits of proxying? Poor DU students have become victims of a mass conspiracy. Attendance has become a part of internals forcing ...

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To be or not to be

Winter’s here folks. And all Nikhil Taneja wants to say is … Brrr! While most of the pompous engineers in private colleges indulge in leisurely baths in exclusive luxurious tubs with geysers this winter, the unfortunate engineer of celebrated government colleges spends 2/3rd of his time in the bathroom contemplating how cold the water is actually going to be! The ...

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The GO Duo

Anurag Sarda and Dennis Verma had made their mark as blabber kings over a handful of college fests like Umang ’05 & Protocol. But even after winning themselves a place at the College Radio Challenge organised by GO 92.5 FM, they still crave for more, reports Aaishwari Chouhan. The most nerve-wracking moment when you were on air? Dennis: I think ...

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Pakeli

Lassi and Khisaklal get married. But Khisaklal departs to collect money for an already overbudget film. Bhoot takes advantage of the situation to win over Lassi and have a active sex life..read on…

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Big Ben

Where were you on 7/7? JAM’s Ramchandra Mutt reports straight from London. Mrs. Kantaben a.k.a. Big Ben: Arre maaru naseeb good chhe isliye mu bachi gayo! Nahi toh… baap re baap! Aa bomb blast toh badda chhe! Pehle some cracking sound fall to my ears, I thot ki navratri aa gayo! India mein toh bomb blasts heppen oll time. Here ...

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University Of Texas-Arlington

Located at: Arlington – between Dallas and Fort Worth metroplex. Population: 100 desis to 1 firang. Not to forget the ABCDs. Desi population breakdown: Gultis (Andhra-ites), Tambis (Tamilians), Gujjus and ‘others’. Classroom: Hundred desis crammed in one hall with a Prof. putting on a noticeable mixed firang and South Indian accent. Most popular courses are are Electronics and Computer science. ...

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Fr. Conceicao Rodrigues College of Engineering (Bandra)

90% of the people who meet you call your college Fr. Agnel which actually is the name of Diploma College. The rest relate it to the Vashi branch, showing complete ignorance of the existence of this College. 3 out of 4 of the college students cannot pronounce the name of the college. The handful remaining who can, can’t spell it ...

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H.L. College of Commerce, Ahmedabad

You have to pay for the slightest indiscipline by having your I-Card seized – and also pay a fine to get it back. The prof invariably asks for your I-card on he very day you don’t have it with you. The profs don’t mind the dog sitting on the last bench of the class unless and until he challenges what ...

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Travel and Tourism

Around The World Globe trotting is always a pleasure but planning one’s journey isn’t. In steps your friendly neighborhood travel agent. Tourism – both leisure and business travel – is a booming industry and being labor-intensive offers hajaar job opportunities. If you loved Geography in school and enjoy interacting with people this could be a career avenue for you. THE ...

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